Posted 4 weeks ago

Building Services Technician I

Company: The Morton Arboretum
Category: Technician


Type: Full Time

The Morton Arboretum has a Building Services Technician position open. This position will perform a variety of duties, primarily housekeeping tasks, relating to the maintenance and appearance of Arboretum buildings. Assist Arboretum staff with facilities and events related matters including set-up and tear-down. Essential functions: 

  • Clean and/or maintain assigned building(s) or event space on a daily basis. Use all applicable equipment and cleaning supplies necessary to maintain the building(s) according to established procedures. This may include a quarterly detailed cleaning of restrooms and floors.
  • Set-up and tear-down rooms for meetings, rental events, special events, and organization events in assigned building(s). May provide guidance for event set-up and tear-down during evening and weekend hours.
  • May coordinate with the primary event staff point of contact to ensure events meet the Arboretum’s highest standards.
  • Check buildings regularly for any issues and report or repair as needed.
  • Receive deliveries, sign for receivables, and deliver to appropriate location.
  • Receive service personnel, such as elevator mechanic and utility companies, and direct them to appropriate mechanical rooms and meters.
  • Make minor repairs to doors, furniture and small equipment. Assist staff with the moving of furniture or other heavy items.
  • Disconnect alarm system on weekday mornings, where applicable.
  • Report any apparent hazards to public safety to the Facilities Supervisor. Notify appropriate service personnel of any problems occurring in buildings, such as the malfunction of heating cooling, plumbing, or electrical systems, or roof leaks.